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its a 86 ae86 corolla gts 4age 5speed coupe
gun metal gray/black interior
4.5'' wide body fender flares
tureno emblems
and also have decals
very little rust for the car
clutch master stage 2 clutch
cold air intake hks style
the engine was pulled and every gasket replaced except head gasket
all new fluids,oil,trans lube,brake fluid,clutch fluid
new timming belt and waterpump
plugs wires cap button
emisions pulled
header
2.5'' header back with apexi style muffler
polyurathe bushings for complete car(new)
kyb gr2 struts(new)
ebay 2.0'' springs New
strut bars new
bride fake ebay steering wheel with hub and still have oem
red floor mats black carpet very good condition
its a very nice car pulls awesome drifts perfect but Ive only put less then a thousand miles on it
http://img214.imageshack.us/my.php?image=dsc06450xi4.jpg
What do you think i could get selling one of thse ?
 

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look in autotrader dude, prices vary from city to state or province to countries.
 

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I meant if i were to buy one how much should i give ? i couldn't find anything accurate enough for my liking. I'd like help not ideas i already know about
 
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I meant if i were to buy one how much should i give ? i couldn't find anything accurate enough for my liking. I'd like help not ideas i already know about
i assumed you looked at www.kbb.com and www.edmunds.com . add the two prices up and divide by two. thats what you should be paying, maybe a couple hundred more if its extra clean :)
 

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Usually they don't add in street value. If you look at an sw20 they don't book for anywhere near what they sell for. Maybe i should hold off on this. I was hoping for more helpful answers. I can't find any to compare it to on ebay or autotrader and book value doesn't tell me how much one is worth. I put a link to the car so, I'm wanting to know what i should give or what you would give for a car like this .
 

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they seem to go for about 5 - 6 k in really good condition. They have dropped in price since cars like the s13's have dropped also. S14's have become cheaper too. The cheaper newer cars get the less the 86 will be worth.
 

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What would u pay for the car in the pic ?
Dont want to get ripped
 

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What would u pay for the car in the pic ?
Dont want to get ripped
Its only worth what someone is willing to pay for it. In the one picture its looks really nice and being that its over 20 years old their probably aren't that many in that shape. I have overpaid for cars (atleast according to book value) becuase they are in exceptional shape and condition and it would take me a long time to find another in that shape. Pictures can be deceiving, so take that in consideration. If you have been looking for AE86 like this and this is what you want, look the car over you alway offer a lower price if you think its worth lower. If you looking for a good deal on a drift car, and have no preference this may not be the one for you.
 

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you can expect to pay anyware from 500-5000 for a hachi-roku, like REN69 said, it'll depend on where you are, and who is buying it. some places there is just no market for them, other places they are worth their weight in gold. what you pay depends on how badly you want one, what you charge depends on how badly you wanna get rid of it. also, i think most people prefer the hatch/liftback version, so you prolly wont get as much off of it, but if you hold out long enough and just don't sell itto the first lowball offer you get, you could prolly haggle it off for around 2-3k. but someone pls correct me if i'm wrong. on another note, when dealing with these type of cars, kbb and edmunds never give you the actual value, they give you the value based on the age, condition, and production of the car, not the actual market value or number of them sold in a given region. because kbb says it's only worth 1000, doesn't mean that't what people are willing to pay. btw, someone please correct me if any of this info is wrong.
 

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for an old corolla, no matter what has been done to it, i wouldn't spend any more than a grand...and that's gotta be in SPECTACULAR condition. average price should be around $800.
 

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maybe 3000$ US? I am sorry but you have a lot of ebay stuff listed there, but the gasket stuff is a big plus, also list the mileage.
 

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LOL...$3k? what the hell are you smoking?

the car isn't worth that much. i don't care how it's modified.
 

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Falfenix, how often do you find clean AE86s, esp. GTS models? Or let me rephrase that, how often do you see one that is for sale close to you. Seems the only area they're plentiful is the land of fruits and nuts, CA. A clean stock AE86 around here will go for at least 4k. Hell, a friend of mine sold his GT-S with some decent amount of rust on it but immaculate interior and some suspension work for close to 4k.

People think paying so much for an old corolla is a lot of money, but so is buying a muscle car. AE86s are becoming collector's items and are practically vintage sports cars now. We've all seen the ridiculous sums people spend at Barret Jackson, so you know there will always be someone who'll spend the $ if the car is really worth it. I mean you could argue with spending 40k on a GTO when its just a 40 some year old Lemans. Get my drift? (pun intended)
 

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Falfenix, how often do you find clean AE86s, esp. GTS models? Or let me rephrase that, how often do you see one that is for sale close to you. Seems the only area they're plentiful is the land of fruits and nuts, CA. A clean stock AE86 around here will go for at least 4k. Hell, a friend of mine sold his GT-S with some decent amount of rust on it but immaculate interior and some suspension work for close to 4k.

People think paying so much for an old corolla is a lot of money, but so is buying a muscle car. AE86s are becoming collector's items and are practically vintage sports cars now. We've all seen the ridiculous sums people spend at Barret Jackson, so you know there will always be someone who'll spend the $ if the car is really worth it. I mean you could argue with spending 40k on a GTO when its just a 40 some year old Lemans. Get my drift? (pun intended)
i have owned 3 different GT-S corollas, all AE86 chassis, and i didn't pay more than $500 for each. i also purchased an SR5 in the same chassis for a VERY low price. i refuse to pay over blue book for any vehicle, and if the person won't work with me, then they really don't need to sell the vehicle. it's an old corolla - it's a grocery getter, nothing more. the "initial d tax" doesn't exist in my mind, and i won't let it come into a deal with a seller. i'm too much of a bulldog when purchasing a car - people usually just decide to let me have it just to get rid of me.

now, i love taking advantage of fools who automatically assume the car, because it's clean, is worth $2k or more. i've sold each of my old corollas for more than 3x the purchase price. hell, the SR5 i picked up for a whopping $50(yes, that's fifty dollars...no typo), put a set of inexpensive tires on it, and sold it for $2k. they're just cars, people...they're nothing iconic, and they're truly difficult to drift unless you've had a lot of experience with it.

does this make me a bitch? sure. i wouldn't disagree with anyone who calls me that. just keep in mind, most of those people selling the cars for that much actually know what they're doing, and are doing the same thing i do.
 

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Well ya, something's gotta give though. I mean if I hadnt bought the 86 I got someone else would have for what I paid or more. I've learned the longer you sit on something usually the cheaper you end up selling it for
 

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it depends...if you're a good seller, you can get exactly what you want for it.
 

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i have owned 3 different GT-S corollas, all AE86 chassis, and i didn't pay more than $500 for each.
Were they in the similiar shape? Some poeple are fine with buying a 'transportation' condition cars, but it usually costs an arm in leg to restore them to mint condition. Just because you wouldn't spend that much money on a car (or pay a premium for car in superior condition) doesn't mean that its worth the asking price. In the grand scheme of things, $2k, 3k, or 4k is really isn't that much money for a car.
 

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they were all in perfect condition, and i went over them with the body shop manager at my former employer.

in the grand scheme of things, $2k or more for a grocery getter older than 15 years would be entirely too much, regardless of brand. remember, it's just a grocery getter
 

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It's a game of chance. All about timing, supply and demand.

There is always somebody that wants what you are selling, but are they willing or have the ability to pay what you are asking?

Sometimes it is a matter of just waiting till the right deal comes along.
Sometimes if you wait too long you miss a good chance.
 

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Thanks this is alot better than the first answers i got. I can pick this up for around $1,600. I'd like to clean it up a lil more and then if i like it keep it if not sell it. I just one make sure that 1) if i do buy it im not getting ripped and 2) if i resale it i could get as much if not more than what i paid.
 
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